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. -- >>> on the campaign trail, president obama and mitt romney are up early crisscrossing battleground states with plans to stump well into tonight. new poll out this morning with mixed news. tahman bradley is live in washington with more. >> reporter: good morning. tracking poll now shows mitt romney leads president obama on trust to handle the economy, sure sign he's got momentum this is a race that is going to be decided in a few swing states where both campaigns are fighting hard. little in the way of rest for the presidential contenders. president obama along with pop star katy perry, held a nighttime rally in battleground nevada. the president stopped by nbc's the tonight show with jay leno. >> what is this thing with trump and you. it is like me and letterman. what does he have against you? >> the president: this dates back to when we were growing up together in kenya. >> reporter: mr. obama spent the night aboard air force one headed to florida where he will start the day, challenger mitt romney who leads the president by one point, in the tracking poll will focus on ohio today. yesterday in iow
.m.. cornell better tphafrd, abc7 news. >>> president romney -- president obama and mitt romney -- excuse me, yes, i know. the president's is campaigning in florida and ohio today mr. romney will be in nevada and colorado as for last night's foreign policy debate most are giving the win to president obama. many are commenting on how much the two candidates were on common ground. they agreed on iranian sanctions and policies in syria, egypt and afghanistan. that did not stop jabs. >> i congratulate him on taking out osama bin laden. but we can't kill our way out of this mess. >> the president: i'm glad you recognize al-qaeda is a threat. a few months ago when you were asked what is the biggest geo political threat facing america, you said russia. >> when talking about trade with china they argued over united states jobs and auto industry. latest poll has president obama with a slim one point lead heading into the election. >>> a man in custody for beating an elderly woman nearly to death for no reason. it happened saturday afternoon at stockton and sacramento streets in chinatown in san franc
.n. to resolve the issues. in the meantime president obama and mitt romney are preparing for tomorrow's showdown in florida. here's abc news reporter karen traverse with the details. >>> with the presidential contenders getting ready for monday night's debate, the campaigning fell to their running mates. vice president biden stumped in florida. >> i don't blame that baby's surprise. that baby knows what's in store for him or her if romney wins. >> while they rallied supporters in ohio. >> we are going to put people back to work because in 7 days we are going to elect mitt romney the next president of the united states of america. >> the president and mitt romney are off the trail prepping for their third and final debate. >> this one i think matters because it's in effect the tiebreaker. >> the monday night showdown will focus on for yen policy which has taken a back seat to the economy and other domestic issues. but a contentious exchange over libya in the last debate suggested a potential for more fireworks. >> for yen policy doesn't always attract people's attention in campaigns but it is wha
'll bring more information as it becomes available >> president obama and mitt romney face off tonight in their final presidential debate focus on foreign policy the race is a virtual dead heat and the outcome could turn a single mistake. brandi hitt in live in boca raton, florida. >> reporter: good morning. this is it, the final debate and the stakes could not be higher. latest poll showing the race for president is still a virtual dead heat. it is their third and final showdown. tonight's debate is focused on foreign policy topic that has already drawn fireworks. >> it took the president 14 days before he called the attack in benghazi an act of terror. >> get the transcript. >> reporter: president obama and mitt romney are expected to spa again over attack on the consulate in libya. iran will be a hot topic after "the new york times" reported the u.s. and iran have agreed to one-on-one talks over its nuclear program. >> now iran thinks they can go faster and harder than they used to think. >> reporter: the white house quickly denied a meeting is set, but added it is open to one-on-on
wants to build bridges with democrats. >>> president obama and vice president joe biden are off the campaign trail today. yesterday the president rallied the crowd of 8500 people in new hampshire. he hit mitt romney on his record as massachusetts's governor. president obama saying that romney targeted the middle class with unnecessary fees and taxes. the president also said it will be hard for romney to accomplish all of the last-minute promises he is making right now. >>> both the president and romney have cancelled campaign stops because of hurricane sandy. the romney campaign says a scheduled stop in the swing state of virginia will not happen today because of the growing threat from sandy. first lady michelle obama has cancelled an appearance in new hampshire on tuesday, and president obama will spend this evening at the white house to again monitoring storm conditions from washington. >>> coming up at 8:00 with just over a week or so to go before election day, president obama's deputy campaign manager appears on "this week." he goes head-to-head with newt gingrich to discus
the pace on the campaign trail. president obama and mitt romney will spend nearly 24 hours stumping today. romney's party has damage control after a republican senate candidate makes controversial remarks. katie marzullo is in the newsroom. this is like deja vu all over again. >> reporter: it is, this happened recently on the topic of abortion. the candidates' scheduled would make your head spin. but the camp has -- the romney cam has hit a bump in the road because of what someone else said. indiana republican senate candidate richard murdoch opposed to abortion said in a debate last night that even in the case of rape a baby is god's intention. the comment has outraged pro-choice, romney released a statement saying he does not share murdoch's view point many romney coming off big rally in colorado. president obama released 20-page booklet outlining his agenda for the next four years. >> the president: i've laid out a plan for jobs and middle class security. unlike mitt romney, i'm actually proud to talk about what is in it. >> no question in my mind if the president were to be reelected
does not appear to have been armed during the robberies. >> president obama plans to spend much of today at the white house after completing a 40 hour campaign blitz. he was cleveland yesterday talking about the jobs that were saved by government heading resurrect the auto industry. romney prepares to deliver an address in iowa this afternoon. it comes the same day as government report on economic growth. >> eric: mitt romney is trying to ignore new questions about a case. massachusetts judge has granted a request to unseal testimony romney gave in decades old divorce of staple's founder. they want a gag order lifted so former spouse can comment on the case. >> kristen: it seems like more politicians are appearances on late night tv to draw votes. michelle obama is willing to do her parted. up and at em. up and at at em. >> in a skit on jimmy kel el live he entered his bedroom and uses a megaphone and out the door to vote. after making her appearance. she spoke at fund-raiser at southern california home. maybe they gave her acting lessons. she did pretty well. >> eric: i think s
. >> earlier in iowa in what was billed as a major economic speech, romney said president obama has made things worse and his policies will turn things around. >>> senate majority leader harry reid is banged up but okay after getting caught in a chain reaction crash. the 72-year-old reed was riding in his caravan through los angeles yesterday when the accident happened. authorities are still trying to figure out exactly what happened. the accident involved two las vegas police vehicle, two capital police vehicles that were part of the motorcade as well as two civilian vehicles. >>> this morning the national weather service has downgraded sandy from a hurricane to a tropical storm but they warn widespread impacts are still expected for the east coast. residents are being told to stock up with batteries, water, food, supplies in general for three days. the super storm is expected to make landfall on monday night near the delaware coast. airlines are warning about delays and all are waving fees for passengers who want to reschedule flights. five states have declared a state of emergency ahead of t
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